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Ginger-Stuffed Chicken With Sesame Spinach

Ginger-Stuffed Chicken With Sesame Spinach
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  1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Carefully stuff the ginger under the skin. Season with 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken, skin-side down, and cook until the skin is crisp, 7 minutes.
  4. Turn the chicken and cook, covered, until cooked through, about 6 minutes.
  5. Heat the sesame oil and seeds in another large skillet over medium heat until the seeds are light gold, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the spinach, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper and cook until wilted. Divide among plates and serve with the chicken and rice.
By March, 2008

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 509Calories From Fat 50%
  • Fat 28g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 109mg
  • Sodium 672mg
  • Carbohydrate 23g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 41g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

When buying spinach, look for dark-colored, unbroken leaves. Crinkly spinach is more flavorful (but slightly tougher) than the flat-leaf variety.

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